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A THRACIAN GOLD TORQUE AND BRACELET
A THRACIAN GOLD TORQUE AND BRACELET

CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.

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A THRACIAN GOLD TORQUE AND BRACELET
CIRCA 5TH CENTURY B.C.
Both fashioned from a stout wire, round in section, forming an open ellipse, the flat terminals with incised geometric ornament, a gold and rock crystal pendant threaded onto the torque, perhaps a modern addition, the sides of the pendant with two rows of beaded wire framing a band of hollow hemispheres, the perforations framed by large granules
Torque: 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) wide (2)
Provenance
Acquired by the current owner in 1970.

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